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closed doors at the united nations. cnn's anna koren is in seoul, south korea. this test comes hours ahead of president obama's state of the union. >> reporter: it's very interesting indeed, carol, some would say kim jong-un, north korea's leader timed it to coincide with president barack obama's state of the union address. he wanted to get america's attention and he has done that. at the end of the day, north korea is trying to develop a nuclear arsenal to become a nuclear state. so that it can have a nuclear deterrent, if you like to what it considers its sworn enemy, the united states. now it claims that it tested an atomic bomb that was more powerful, smaller and lighter than anything they have tested before and this indicates that perhaps they're on their way to developing a miniaturized nuclear warhead on a missile that, is concerning particularly to the united states because they tested that rocket back in december, the rocket that can travel 10,000 kilometers, that is north korea to mainland usa, so we know for a fact that kim jong-un wants a deterrent against the usa and wan
, gotye is in good company. a year where the theme of the grammys is new blood. here is cnn entertainment correspondent, michelle turner. ♪ >> reporter: we are young. that could be the theme of the 55th annual grammy awards. >> it's been an incredible year in music. it feels like alternative music is back. >> reporter: this year, the spotlight isn't on veterans, like springstein or dylan. it's about fun and the black keys and mumford & sons and frank ocean and jack white. ♪ yeah, i won't >> reporter: they're all nominated for album of the year. and they're all in their 20s or 30s. ♪ i will wait i will wait for you ♪ >> reporter: in addition, mumford & sons, dan auerbach, and frank ocean go in with six nods apiece, jay-z and kanye west. ♪ >> reporter: but this past year, attention was focused on the breakout stars, most notably, fun. the power pop trio from new york, and frank ocean, the new orleans r & b singer, who shot to stardom with this emotional performance on late night with jimmy fallon, where he sang about an unrequited love with another man. ♪ to be in love with some
. and that, of course, is the big story we're following and continue to follow right here on cnn. we want to bring in the mayor right now of hamden, connecticut. he joins us on the phone. mayor, i understand you have something like 34 inches of snow on the ground there. how are you doing? >> well, it's a disaster. we have 240 miles of road, about 61,000 residents and at some point the plows become ineffective. you actually have to move the snow. we're moving snow with loaders now as opposed to doing the strict plowing that we usually do. >> and aside from that, of course, i know that the roads are closed. people, hopefully, are staying off the roads. right? >> absolutely. you're not going to be able to get anywhere. the roads are impassable. the governor of connecticut, n daniel malloy has closed the roads. >> that sounds like a job that's going to take more than, say, the weekend. >> we'll know a little bit better probably toward midday today what our proposed timelines are. fortunately, we're having good weather now. fortunately, this did not turn into a power disaster like our last s
for mental health reasons. his attorneys have not returned cnn's phone calls. >>> private e-mails and photographs belonging to two american presidents, hacked and published online for all the world to see. the secret service right now is investigating the hacking and publication of this correspondence. the accounts held private e-mails of the bush family, including former presidents george hrk w. bush and george w. bush. >>> an asteroid is set to fly remarkably close to earth in 17 days. nasa says there's no chance it might be on a collision course. the asteroid is just about half the size of a football field. it will be closest to earth on february 15th and even then, let me define close for you. 17,000 miles away. you can't see the asteroid with a naked eye but a small telescope might actually do the trick. >>> and the pakistani teenager who was shot by the taliban for promoting school for girls has been released from the hospital. malala was wounded in her back and head in october. she was moved to a british hospital where she underwent multiple operations to are restore
in about an hour when it's dumped up to 30 inches of snow may pile up. we have cnn crews and reporters out in force covering every angle of this breaking story. forecasters say boston is likely to to be plastered with 30 as much as 40 inches of snow. let's start there. susan candiotti is watching the situation. looks like it's coming down pretty seriously, susan. >> reporter: oh, it sure is. but you know what, wolf? the worst is yet to come. right now, yes, we are feeling the beginning of the storm. but the worst of it should be hitting overnight when we will have mere whiteout conditions. now, remember, this is an area where they are getting blizzard warnings that will remain in effect until saturday afternoon. right now it feels like pellets, cold pellets hitting your face, similar to a hurricane, although obviously much colder than that. businesses have been closed, schools have been closed all day, transit systems shut down. and these are new englanders, includes bostonians who are used to these blizzard conditions. they remember the great blizzard of 1978, another bad storm in 2005. i
several weeks. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues now. that's it for me. now with brooke baldwin. >> planes, trains and life at a virtual stand still as folks brace for a blizzard tonight. and it is picking up this hour. i'm brooke baldwin. special coverage begins right now. it is not just snow. the storm surge threatening the northeast could hit historic levels. >>> and -- >> he's told us what he intends to do and so far he's done it. >> -- the urgent manhunt for an ex-cop trained for war. and investigators say christopher dorner won't stop until he gets more blood. >>> here we go. i'm brooke baldwin. let's talk about this blizzard. it is about to bear its teeth. want to plunge right in. chad myers with me in the weather center. give me the bottom line. >> it looks like we have arms or the outer bands of a hurricane approaching new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trip
in chicago just days after performing for the obama inauguration. cnn's thooena jones is on the south side of check at the funeral. athena, you've had a chance to talk with some family and friends. what are they saying? >> well, you know, we've been viewing the ceremony from our truck out here. we have a live feed in. this has been a very emotional day certainly for hadiyah pendleton's friends and family and particularlial last half hour or so. we've seen more than a dozen young people, many of them young women who described themselves as best friends of hadial pendleton and a few young men talk about what she was like, a common theme is she smiled a lot. that she was a mentor and filled with laughter. let's listen to what one of these young people had to say. >> like the vibrant color purple, she chose spirituality and imagination. hadyia, you're beautiful like diamonds in the sky. and you've already begun to shine. >> and you heard her refer to the color purple. that is said to be hadiyah's favorite colors. and as you also heard from that young lady, quite emotional. some people said one
. cnn's susan candiotti made her way to boston, the flurries are flying. susan, i see you, hang on. i want to go first to alison kosik in new york. alison, we remember the disastrous situation you had, two winters ago in new york, the great big city essentially shut down. is that the type of scenario, alison, we're looking at here? is that the fear today, right now, in new york? >> reporter: people are talking about that. that monster storm of 2010, back in december. that was a biggie. that was when 20 inches fell in new york city. the big problem with that one, though, is new york city wasn't prepared for it. even the mayor back then said they didn't react as they should because they didn't get the plows out ahead of time, they didn't warn the public ahead of time. this is a very different story because, yeah, we are expecting to get anywhere from 8 to 14 inches, something to to sneeze at, but new york city is preparing. they have 250 tons of salt ready to go. hundreds of plows ready to go. they have got sanitation workers working around the clock. they are on this. they're on this m
in the "cnn newsroom." >>> bye-bye blizzard, that huge blizzard that came and conquered parts of the northeast is headed out to sea right now. it left a very white powdery calling card. people across the region are digging out today. connecticut, not boston, as predicted, was hit hardest with some cities getting more than 3 feet of snow. 65,000 customers across the region, they are without power. we're live in the storm zone and have a report straight ahead. >>> in chicago, first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral of a 15-year-old honor student and band majorette who was killed about a mile from the obamas' family home. hadiya pendleton was shot and killed while she and friends were trying to escape rain by seeking shelter in a children's park. the shooting happened just days after the teenager who always had a smile performed at the president's inauguration. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest. >>> he's considered armed and very violent. in los angeles, police are heading back up to into the air using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing
-878-4biz. >>> i'm martin savidge at sner headquarte -- at cnn headquarters on a busy news day. the blizzard bombarding the northeast, 650,000 without power, many without eat due to the massive storm. hardest hit, connecticut. winds are slamming cities including providence, rhode island, and boston. we'll take you live across the region ahead. >>> she is the newest face in the war on gun violence. today, n chicago, a 15-year-old hadiya pendleton will be buried. among her mourners, first lady michelle obama. pendleton was shot in the back and killed just days after she marched in the president's inaugural parade. >>> in los angeles, police are suddenly the targets of a man who used to wear the uniform. billboards are up as law enforcement agencies in three states hunt a former l.a. cop that's accused of killing an officer and threatening others. he says that he wants revenge on those who cost him his job. >>> police at the grammys will be on guard for their own safety since dorner's threats, but the show will go on. and a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, singer frank ocean, had has su
come to an end. cnn, los angeles. >>> again, news breaking overnight. charred human remains found in that burned out cabin. they have not been identified just yet. >>> new detalils how officers were able to track dorner down. paul vercammen from big bear, california. police were focused on that area for nearly a week. how did they finally get their break? >> reporter: well, there is no doubt in my mind, police were actually right by the very house where two maids go to clean, and then inside to their shock here is this lethal fugitive. he heads down highway 38 and two fish and wild life warden who's spot dorner closed trailing two school buss, and trying to get up on the bumper of one and use those buses as cover and then from there, they were able to chase him down to the cabin where it appears he met his demise. >> paul, we're talking about an expolice officer. we're also talking about two police officers that he is accused or believed to have killed. so what is the mood of the law enforcement there now? >> reporter: it is absolutely bittersweet. in talking to a lieutenant here
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